Social Distortion's Mike Ness gives Trump supporter a quick lesson in Punk 101

There’s a pretty standard (and welcome, and positive) set of social conventions that say that you should be able to attend a concert in the reasonable expectation that no one—including the lead singer of the band you’re there to see—is going to kick the shit out of you for doing it. But that hardline stance gets a…

This profile is as close as you’re going to get to understanding what’s going on with Jim Carrey

Every article written about Jim Carrey in the past few years can be boiled down to one simple question: What’s going on with Jim Carrey? Fans and casual observers alike seem perplexed by the Dumb And Dumber star’s recent transformation from Hollywood top-earner to reclusive political cartoonist and painter. Most…

This satirical trip into "Trump country" is a New York Times op-ed come to life

As the Democratic party flails to find an identity in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, a number of journalists have tried to “make sense” of his victory by visiting Trump-voting towns and writing braindead editorials that only serve to expose how closed off they are from the realities of the poverty…

Here's how Justin Timberlake and Pusha T helped create McDonald's "I'm Lovin It" jingle

It’s just five notes—ba-da-ba-ba-baaaa—but you know it. It’s invaded your dreams, hijacked your thoughts, and, in moments of pure distress, perhaps even brought you comfort. Those five notes form the spine of McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ It” slogan, and, though they may sound simple, they form the basis for a story of…

Disney is complaining about overzealous copyright holders, which is pretty fucking rich

Today, in “the all-consuming black hole calling the kettle black” news, Disney—a company that will sue you if you take a crap that looks a little too much like Donald Duck—is decrying overzealous copyright protection on the part of another entity. Specifically, the company is arguing that the estate of Michael Jackson…